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Taunton House

4 Taunton Road, Swanage BH19 2BY, England
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Reading, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014

I booked this hotel some two months ago for a weekend break in December for my husbands birthday. The week before, I emailed to ask whether I could you their car park. I didn't get a reply so called the number on the website;no answer, so I left a message. We were due to arrive on the Friday and I... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2014

We turned up to Taunton house b & b swanage for two nights, on arrival there were no lights on and no answer from the door. After spending half an hour trying all three numbers on the plaque, another couple arrived and had been trying to call the owners for 4 days, after looking around the property we spotted the... More 

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014

Our stay was 22/11/14 - 24/11/14 we arrived on the night of the 22nd it was a black dark night I called the house several times on my mobile but no answer just a message saying the mail box was full when we found the place we were greeted by some guy who terns out to be a tenant living... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2014 via mobile

Reviewed the B&B many times as we have stayed many times. Reason being, it's great. Plenty of options in this quaint seaside town but Annie and Taunton House has always been excellent for us and our boys. Very easy to find, right in centre and a 2 minute walk to the beach. Definitely recommend and will definitely stay again. Cannot... More 

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Shanklin, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014

Beautiful Victorian property (1862 built ) with wonderful original features. Lovely change from using chain hotels. Delicious breakfast especially the smoked bacon. Annie was happy to advise us on where to eat and enjoyed a delicious steak for two with a bottle of wine at the Red Lion on a Friday night but you need to book in advance,we went... More 

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Crowthorne, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

Also stayed in August this year. Place was a little strange. Landlady strangely distant. A leak in the ceiling in the lounge with a pot to catch the drips and the cleanliness not 100 percent. Breakfast was cold on the second morning and the glasses were dirty. Would not re-visit.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Just returned from a week's stay with the amazing Annie - the owner and chief of Taunton house. We were made to feel like a member of Annie's family, nothing was too much trouble - she even cooked breakfast in bed for my daughter (even I don't do that!) Taunton house is less than one minutes stroll to the swanage... More 

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Launceston
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

I've just had thoroughly enjoyable stay at Taunton House. Annie is most welcoming, very knowledgable about the area and a terrific hostess. My room was spotless and the bed very comfortable. And the breakfasts! Try the full English Breakfast, Absolutely delicious and the smoked bacon is to die for! The location is excellent and restaurants, banks and the station etc... More 

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Harleston, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

Just returned from a three night stay at Taunton House. Annie welcomed us like friends rather than guests , Immediately making us feel at home , no issues that as Scuba Divers we maybe up early for boat times etc. Nothing was too much trouble for Annie. Loved the fresh coffee and veggie alternatives to a " Dorset Fry up... More 

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Beccles, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

annie was lovly and made me and my partner feel very welcome.lovly clean room which got cleaned every day . breakfast realy good try her bacon.very close to everything swanage we stayed 20th august for three nights would go back for sure dont listern to the bad reviews give annie a chance your love it

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